After 18 seasons, Top Chef is coming out with a new show just for its superfans: Top Chef Amateurs. Ahead of the July 1 premiere, PEOPLE has an exclusive first look at the Top Chef Amateurs trailer. Top Chef Amateurs Credit: David Moir/BravoAs amateurs, the show will bring in a few Top Chef All-Stars to help out in the kitchen, who will also rotate in as guest judges alongside Simmons. "Top Chef Amateurs combines all the frantic fun and delicious food of the original series, with the joy and excitement of making super fans' wishes come true. Top Chef Season 18 Top Chef Season 18 | Credit: David Moir/BravoThe current season of the original Top Chef, which was filmed in a bubble in Portland, Ore., recently sent home Avishar Barua and welcomed back Jamie Tran after a grueling battle on Last Chance Kitchen.
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